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Sharp R930AK The turntable motor broke for the second time in 2 years. The first time it was fixed because it was inder warrenty but now they said too bad. My husbadn is very handi with appliances etc but is hesitant about a microwave. If he gets the part does he have to open the microwave or break the sealwhere the radiation can leak out. Thanks, Edna

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  • victor9000 Dec 11, 2007

    There is an access plate on the bottom of the oven which covers the motor. It comes off easily and the oven cover can remain in place.

  • billrideon10 May 27, 2008

    The coupler is melted at the motor, can I get the parts?

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We have the complete service manual on our site: http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r930ak_aw_sm.pdf It contains all the safety, disassembly and part information you should need. You can order a new turntable motor (and likely a new "motor packing" grommet, and perhaps a new coupler) at Tritronics at http://www.wehaveparts.com

Posted on Apr 24, 2007

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The solution was good and the site for the diagrams was very useful but my question about the leakage of the radiation if it is opened wasn't answered.

Posted on May 01, 2007

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The TT motor coupling has melted at the shaft. You can be sure of this if the TT tray free spins without any resistance. You will simply need to replace the hard plastic coupling.

Posted on Apr 28, 2007

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